B&Q and Screwfix: haulier feels penned in over DC penalties


Evidence of the kind of treatment vehicle operators can expect when delivering to some major retailers has been emerging since Motor Transport ran its story about the penalty charges that can follow early or late deliveries to a number of B&Q and Screwfix DCs. The Hub hears that at B&Q’s Doncaster site, incoming trucks are often told to wait in what one vehicle operator describes as a ‘holding pen’ until the site can accommodate the consignment, with the official delivery […]